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Assistant Loco Pilot

The Following are the subjects in ALP RRB Syllabus.

  1. Arithmetic.
  2. Reasoning.
  3. General Science.
  4. Technical Ability.
  5. General Awareness.
  6. General intelligence.

Subject wise topics of ALP RRB Syllabus are mentioned below. Aspirants can also download subject wise syllabus using the link given at the bottom of this page.

RRB ALP Syllabus: Arithmetic

1.    Percentage.

 

2.    Time and Distance.

3.    Time and Work.

4.    Profit and Loss.

5.    HCF, LCM.

6.    Simplification.

7.    Decimal Fractions.

8.    Number System.

9.    Ratio and Proportions.

10.  Unitary Method.

11.  Average.

12.  Algebra.

13.  Data Interpretation.

14.  Simple and Compound Interest.

15.  Mensuration (2D and 3D) etc.

RRB ALP Syllabus: Reasoning

VERBAL:

 

1.    Number Series.

2.    Analogy.

3.    Decision Making.

4.    Alphabet Series.

5.    Arithmetical Reasoning.

6.    A problem on Age Calculation.

7.    Blood Relations.

8.    Test of Direction Sense.

9.    Coding-Decoding.

10.  Number Ranking etc.

NON-VERBAL:

1.    Non-Verbal Series.

2.    Grouping Identical Figures.

3.    Embedded Figures.

4.    Mirror Images.

5.    Cubes and Dice etc.

RRB ALP Syllabus: General Science

1.    Physics.

 

2.    Chemistry.

3.    Environmental Studies.

4.    Biology etc.

RRB ALP Syllabus: General Intelligence

1.    Figures and Pictures.

 

2.    Analogies.

3.    Differences.

4.    Arithmetical Reasoning.

5.    Analysis.

6.    Judgement.

7.    Relationship Concepts.

8.    Visual memory.

9.    Observation.

10.  Discrimination.

11.  Verbal and Figure Classification.

12.  Space Visualization.

13.  Similarities.

14.  Decision Making.

15.  Problem-Solving.

16.  Arithmetical Number Series.

RRB ALP Syllabus: General Awareness

1.    Sports.

 

2.    Current Affairs (National and International).

3.    Major Financial/Economic News.

4.    Budget and Five Year Plans.

5.    Books and Authors.

6.    Awards and Honors.

7.    Science – Inventions and Discoveries.

8.    Abbreviations.

9.    Important Days.

10.  International and National Organizations.

RRB ALP Syllabus 2018 for Technical Subjects

RRB ALP Syllabus: Electrical

1.    Electrical India.

 

2.    Rolls, Cables.

3.    Transfers.

4.    Three Phase Motor System.

5.    Light, Magnetism.

6.    Proved To Be The Fundamental Electrical System.

7.    An Alternative System Single Phase Motor.

8.    Motors.

RRB ALP Syllabus: Electronics and Communication

1.    The Transistor.

 

2.    Dias.

3.    Digital Electronics.

4.    Networking And Industrial Electronics.

5.    Electronic Tube.

6.    Semi-Conductor Physics.

7.    Robotic Radio Communications Systems And Satellite Matters.

8.    Computer And Micro Processor.

RRB ALP Syllabus: Automobile

1.    Machine Design.

 

2.    System Theory.

3.    IC Engines.

4.    Heat Transfer.

5.    Thermo Dynamics.

6.    Materials Applying Motion.

7.    The Power Plant Turbines and Boilers.

8.    Metallurgical Production Technology

RRB ALP Syllabus: Mechanical

1.    Dimensions.

 

2.    Heat.

3.    Engine.

4.    Turbo Machinery.

5.    Production Engineering.

6.    Automation Engineering.

7.    Kinetic Theory.

8.    The Strength Of The Material.

9.    Metallurgical.

10.  Metal Handling.

11.  Refrigerators And Air Conditioned.

12.  Thermo Dynamics.

13.  Energy, Material.

14.  Energy Conservation.

15.  Management.

16.  Applied Mechanics.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Age Limit:

CEN 01/2018 – Asst. Loco Pilot (ALP) & Technician

(age in years)

Community

Notified

Revised

UR

28

30

OBC

31

33

SC

33

35

ST

33

35

Educational Qualifications:

1) Candidate must complete the minimum 10th standard

2) Candidate need to complete the ITI (approved by NCVT/ SCVT) in any specific trade to apply for this post

3) Candidates who completed the Diploma in Engineering are also eligible

Medical Standards :

Candidate must have high leveled medical standard which is no other category required so far. Loco running men/railway drivers must have the highest standard of medical fitness in medical. This medical standard has to maintain from the period of joining and up to the end of carrier as Railway driver.

 

 Railways GROUP D Books for REASONING

 

Name of Book

Author

Publisher

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

 R.S Aggarwal

 S.Chand Publisher

 Test of Reasoning

 Edgar Thorpe

Pearson

 Railways GROUP D Books for Mathematics

Name of Book

Author

Publisher

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 17th Edition

 R.S Aggarwal

 S.Chand Publisher

Practice Book on Quicker Maths, 2nd Edition

 M.Tyra, K.Kundan

 Magical Book Series

 Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

 Rajesh Varma

 Arihant Publisher

 

Railways GROUP D Books for General Awareness & Current Affairs

Name of Book

Publisher

 Lucent’s General Knowledge

 Lucent Publication

 Pratiyogita Darpan

 Upkar Publication

 Manorama Year Book 2017 (English)

 Malayala Manorama

Railways GROUP D Books General Science

Name of Book

Publisher

 Lucent’s General Knowledge
(Science section)

 Lucent Publication

 

List of Railways ALP Books:

Name of Book

Author

Publisher

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

 R.S Aggarwal

 S.Chand Publisher

 Test of Reasoning

 Edgar Thorpe

Pearson

 Railways ALP Books for Mathematics

Name of Book

Author

Publisher

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 17th Edition

 R.S Aggarwal

 S.Chand Publisher

Practice Book on Quicker Maths, 2nd Edition

 M.Tyra, K.Kundan

 Magical Book Series

 Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

 Rajesh Varma

 Arihant Publisher

 

3) Railways ALP Books for General Awareness & Current Affairs

Name of Book

Publisher

 Lucent’s General Knowledge

 Lucent Publication

 Pratiyogita Darpan

 Upkar Publication

 Manorama Year Book 2017 (English)

 Malayala Manorama

4) Railways ALP Books General Science

Name of Book

Publisher

 Lucent’s General Knowledge
(Science section)

 Lucent Publication

RRB ALP Exam Pattern For 1st Stage CBT

The RRB ALP 1st Stage CBT is conducted only to shortlist candidates for the 2nd Stage CBT. It is conducted only for screening purpose. The different sections, number of questions and marking scheme of this stage are tabulated below:

RRB ALP Exam Pattern For 1st Stage CBT

Sections

Number Of Questions / Maximum Marks

General Science 20/20
Mathematics 20/20
Reasoning 25/25
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 10/10
Total 75/75

The total time duration is 1 hour.

One-third mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern For 2nd Stage CBT

The 2nd Stage CBT is conducted in two parts – Part A and Part B – both of which are conducted on the same day. However, Part B is only qualifying in nature.

RRB ALP Exam Pattern For 2nd Stage Stage CBT

Part A

Sections

Number Of Questions

Basic Science and Engineering

100

Mathematics
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Part B

Test of Relevant Trade

75

Total

175

Part A is of 90 minutes duration whereas Part B is of 60 minutes duration. Like 1st Stage CBT, there is negative marking of one-third for every wrong answer.

Candidates will have to secure at least 35 percent marks in Part B of 2nd Stage CBT in order to appear for the next round.

For RRB Technician, candidates who clear the 2nd Stage CBT will be eligible to appear for Document Verification.

For RRB ALP, candidates who clear the 2nd Stage CBT will be eligible to appear for the Computer Based Aptitude Test.

RRB ALP Exam Patter For Computer Based Aptitude Test

Candidates will have to secure a minimum of 42 marks in each of the test batteries of Computer Based Aptitude Test to clear this stage. There is no negative markingin this stage.

RRB ALP Final Selection

Final selection of candidates for ALP will be made based on the combined marks secured by the candidates in Part A of 2nd Stage CBT and Computer Based Aptitude Test. 70 percent weightage will be given to Part A of 2nd Stage CBT and 30 percent weightage to Computer Based Aptitude Test. The selected candidates will be called for Document Verification.

With the RRB ALP Exam Pattern clear, you must now focus on your RRB ALP preparation. Focus on completing the entire RRB ALP syllabus in the most efficient manner. Take mock tests as well.

Expected RRB ALP Cut Off – Aggregate for Both Written Test and Aptitude

Category Cut off Marks
UR 73.43
SC 63.89
ST 54.87
OB 70.05
ESBM 63.27